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Qatar condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Politics - Qatar Foreign Ministry in a statement strongly condemned Tehran terrorist attacks and declared that Doha opposes violence and criminal acts.

According to the report of Qatar News Agency (QNA) government of Qatar strongly condemned two terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday in Majlis and Imam Khomeini mausoleum.

Qatari government also offered its condolences to the victims of the incidents and expressed sympathy with families of victims and wished prompt cure for injured persons.

In an apparently coordinated attempt, two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran, and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning, killing 12 people and injuring 42 more.

One of the terrorist was gunned down by the security forces and another attacker blew oneself up outside the Imam Khomeini shrine.

The terrorist group of Daesh (the ISIS terrorist group) has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran.

Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women, said a security official.

Parliament operation ended by security forces who killed three of the terrorists, one of them had detonated himself before.

Meanwhile, according to an official at the Intelligence Ministry, several terrorist cells have entered Tehran to carry out terrorist operations but members of one of the cells have been arrested.
 

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